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INSURANCE FOR ENGLAND HOCKEY COACHES

England Hockey recommends that all coaches, whether you are a lead coach, coach or a helper, to have the required specialist insurance on the role you play to protect yourself.

Whereas the Club Membership provide an element of cover for helpers within clubs, England's Hockey Coach membership provides greater cover for coaches and lead coaches who lead the delivery of coaching sessions and programmes independently in any environment.

We strongly recommend that coaches take out England Hockey Coaches membership for access to better tools, resources and discounts for their development.

Below is a breakdown of the roles detailing the insurance required and which category of membership includes the correct insurance for your role.

Lead Coach
Coach
Helper

Lead coach definition

  • A person who has responsibility for the session / programme over a period of time and is supporting other coaches / helpers

Cover required/included

  • Public Liability £10M
  • Professional Indemnity £10M
  • Legal Expenses
  • Personal Accident 

Where to get cover

  • Coach membership

Coach definition

  • A person who coaches a specific group or team, may sometime coach independently and sometimes under the guidance of the lead coach.

Cover required/included

  • Public Liability £10M
  • Professional Indemnity £10M
  • Legal Expenses
  • Personal Accident

Where to get cover

  • Coach Membership

Helper definition

  • A person who helps deliver some aspects of a coaching session under supervision. This could be a parent, younger leader, etc.

Cover required/inlcuded

  • Public Liability £10M
  • Professional Indemnity £10M

Where to get cover

  • Club Membership, providing the club has Membership Plus